Transfer Rules

  • Normally a Railway employee is employed throughout his service on the same Railway or Railway establishment to which he is posted on first appointment.
  • A Railway employee claim as a matter of right to be transferred to any other Railway establishment.

 

Types of Transfer

  • On Administrative Grounds
  1. Simple Transfer.
  2. Promotions.
  3. reduction in establishment.
  4. Punishment.
  • On the request of employee
  1. One way transfer.
  2. Mutual Transfer.

In Administrative interest

  • Whenever transfer is in administrative interest, seniority is not lost.
  • Trade union office bearers not to be transferred without agreement of union concerned except in cases of Vigilance cases, promotion, legal requirement etc.
  • SC/ST may normally be transferred at stations where they can be provided with quarters or to home station.
  • Employees with children having hearing impairment or multiple disability who apply may be considered for posting in the same state to the extant possible.
  • To avoid fraud in transfers Railway Board has laid down a procedure which requires submission of as many copies of application as the officials/levels through which it has to move with a photo of the employee in each.

Own Request

  • In case of Transfer at one’s own request to a new seniority unit the employee gets the bottommost seniority on the day of joining new station.
  • If the transfer takes place within the same seniority unit the seniority will be maintained.
  • Service rendered in the old unit will count as Qualifying Service for promotion in the new unit provided  (i)he is otherwise eligible for selection to the post as per extant rules. (ii)The category in which he was working in the old unit is an eligible category for selection in the new unit also. (iii)The service so allowed to be counted does not exceed the length of service of immediate senior in the new unit.

Mutual Transfer

  • In case of Mutual Transfer both the employees gets the seniority of junior of them.
  • Request for backtracking of mutual transfer shall not be entertained.

Periodical Transfers

  • Certain posts are identified as sensitive in view of the Railway employee coming into contact with public /contractors or handling pay bills/passes etc.
  • These categories of Railwaymen will be transferred after 4 years of service in a station.
  • The categories include ASMs(excluding those posted at way side stations), Stock verifiers, JE/SE(Works and Permanent Way) in charge of Stores, dealing with Contractors.

Ticket Checking Staff

  • Ticket Checking Staff indulging in malpractices is sent on Inter Railway/Inter Divisional Transfer as a matter of policy. General Manger will review DAR cases of those staff let off on ‘Censure’ on merit of each case and decide if transfer ordered be canceled or not.

Supervisors directly connected with the safety of train operations

  • Supervisors directly connected with the safety of train operations be transferred as recommended by CRS after review of their past performance based on merit of each case.

Transfer of Staff to IRCTC

  • All Group C and D employees working in various catering/vending unit has been transferred to IRCTC along with their posts.
  • Those staff who opt to revert back shall be considered as surplus and treated as such.

NF Railway

  • Group A officers initially allotted to NF Railway shall be considered for transfer out of NFR after putting 8 years of service.
  • On completion of tenure they can submit 3 choices of Railway/Units of their preference and efforts will be made to accommodate their choice subject to administrative feasibility.

 

Comments

sir my friend got esm grade 3 post in guntakal divsion recently, he should attend training is that possible to change to other division by asking his friend please reply me

dear sir,
i sandeep das app/ sse tele/nfr, completing training on 23-05-12.
my query is that
1 ) shall i will be posted in katihar or alipurduar, as i was recruited from
rrb/ malda.
2) after posting when i can apply for mutual transfer?
3)is it necessary to have same category for mutual transfer?
my category is ur!!!

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In reply to by SANDEEP DAS

  1. Place of posting will be decided by the officer concerned depending on vacancy. There is no guarantee that you will be posted in the RRB Zone.
  2. Apply to DPO for Mutual Tranfer.
  3. Mutual transfer with other category will be considered if both accept for recruitment grade seniority.

From,
Mrs. Reena G. Goswami
W/O, Gautam G. Goswami
CHRI, GIM
Western Railway.
 
This is to bring to your notice that my husband Mr. Gautam Goswami (CHRI, GIM) was transferred to GIM from ADI on promotion and he is working at GIM since April 2010 to till date.
 
He has also been transferred back to ADI station as per your office letter number EC/839/1/Reservation Staff (P.T) O. O. Number 27/11 dated 31st January, 2011. But due to some reason what so ever it is not known that this order has been cancelled for which no office order has been received and he is still working at GIM station.
 
However,  I am aged 46 years, suffered from Tuberculosis 22 years back. And due to this recently I have been diagonised with low haemoglobin counts and was asked to get hospitalised. But due to my liabilities in absence of my husband and no relatives nearby, I have to single handedly take care of aged (more than 85 years) old father in law and mother in law, an unmarried daughter where I do not have any male member in my family, I had to refuse to get hospitalised. Adding to this terrible situation we have to manage 2 establishments (1 at Gandhidham for my husband and 1 here in Ahmedabad)
 
 I would like to request you to please consider my pitiable situation (you can hopefully understand) and help me to get in touch with some authority to transfer my husband back to Ahmedabad Area so that he can take care of the family along with his duties. However, I have emailed my situation to srdcm.adi@wr.railnet​.gov.in and drm.adi@wr.railnet.g​ov.in but didnot get any response from such senior Authorities. 
 

Hope for a positive response at the earliest.
 
Regards,
Reena Goswami
079-25897732

Sir, I m tech. III Diesel shed staff Mech dept and my cast. UR are like to mitual transfer with tech III MECH dept C&W but his cast SC. Can i transfer

Dear Sir,

My Q. regarding Transfer of railway employee: If spouse/wife of a railway employee is working in Cen.Govt.Undertaking, then can husband get transferred to nearest railway station to wife's posting place.?Will he get priority in transfer.

Thanks

Sir, 

        After training as SSE , can we apply for mutual transfer? Or is there any time that we have to work under same division we are posted before applying for mutual transfer?

SIR I G.MANOJ KUMAR RECRUITED THROUGH RRB AS TECH.III AND BELONGS TO S.T. CATEGORY.I WANT TO MUTUAL TRANSFER WITH A CANDIDATE OF TECH.II AND RECRUITED THROUGH ACT. APPRENTICE IN 1800/ G.P.NOW WORKING AS TECH.II OF SAME DEPARTMENT  AND BELONGS TO O.B.C. CAT.  SIR IS SUCH TYPE OF TRANSFER IS POSSIBLE OR NOT.  KINDLY SUGGEST ME.

 

SIR I AM WORKING AS A JE/EL/TRS AND MY QUALIFICATION IS DIPLOMA IN MECH ENGG. CAN I SEEK MUTUAL TRANSFER FROM ANY JE/MECH IN ANY MECHANICAL DEPT

.....sir,

Now I am technician-Gr-I(Designation-EOT Crane Driver) in Engg. Deptt.

Can I do request for own request inter railway transfer in mechanical deptt.

Is there necessary to be the post of special EOT Crane Driver or it may be possible for any technician post,    plese reply me sir,  

thanks a lot

dear sir,

                         i m naresh rathore. i m working in WR in rajkot division..as a post of assistant loco pilot.

sir mene bhopal division WCR ke lie own request application diya he..sir muje 2 sal ho gaye he. mera form forword nahi hua he.sir..meri wife ki service bhopal me state gov me he..kya is base bar mera transfer ho sakata he...plz reply me...

 

Name- Naresh Rathore

Post- Assistant loco Pilot

Div-Rajkot (WR)

Date of Appointment-18/01/11

Mob no.08690020491

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In reply to by naresh rathore (not verified)

When spouse is working in Govt sector, as far as possible transfer should be permitted. request by quoting this reason.

R/SIR

                 I m working as sr booking clerk and my basic is 8000 gp is 2800..

sir i have applied for own request transfer from nagpur div to pune div its a inter division transfer. i want to know after transfer my post as sr booking clerk will be the same or it wil be on initial post as              jr booking clerk. and whether my grade pay will be same or  initial stage..

  thanking you 

Sir , My question is if any candidate has recently joined railway as junior engineer in ECR railway and after that he wants to go as Junior engineer in SWR railway or SECR railway by mutual or own transfer or any other method like fresh RRB exam but he signed 5 year bond also.  is it possible and what is the procedure for that and till how much year he can apply for that and how much time it will take.he can go other department like JE electrical to JE telecommunication/track macine/electrical.

Respected Sir

                  In my bond, there is given if i want to leave this job before 5 year then i have to return full money with 12-1/2% interest but I not want to leave Railway Only I want to go from ECR railway to SWR railway or SECR railway by own transfer or mutual or fresh RRB exam. so i want know in this condition I have to return money if I apply fresh RRB exam.

Dear sir, i am working as Sr G.Guard/SWR. Applied one way transfer to Ecor/VSKP in 2008. As per Our Divisional priority for one way transfer my request priority is 8th out of 95 requests. Sir is it possible? to consider one way transfer out of priority stating that female working as guard? Or other personal reasons? If possible kindly quote the rule number or circular. And who is the authorised officer?

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In reply to by Lal

i m govt employee and posted in UP. My wife is centeral railway employee in supervisory cadre. whether she may get her request transfer in same seniority of zone or will get her bottam senerioty in supervisory cadre / bottom seniority in recruitment cadre in transfree zone.

please clarify.

thanks

me wR me BRC div me ESM 2 ki post par hu mera appointment 2007 me ESM 3 me hua tha ab muzhe ratlam division me on request transfer lena hai
kya muzhe ESM 2 me hi liya jaega ya ESM 3 me
sahi jankari de

DEAR SIR , 

                        I WANT  TO  KNOW  THAT CAN  MUTUAL TRANSFER  OF A CANDIDATE WHICH IS NEWLY  RECRUITED  &  UNDER  TRAINING  IS  POSSIBLE  OR  NOT   WITH  A  CANDIDATE  WHO IS WORKING IN OTHER ZONE.

                                    IF  THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAN PLEASE  GIVE  A  COPY  OF  MUTUAL TRANSFER FORM.

                                         THANKING  YOU.

 RESPECTED SIR,

                                        I WANT TO KNOW THAT   WHAT IS THE minimum service period for inter railway transfer  THROUGH  MUTUAL TRANSFER .

                                           THANKING  YOU.

sir

 i am working in electric loco shed department- trs (electrical) as a technician grade-1 in community- sc . i want to mutual transfer with a technician-2 electrical department community- sc. is mutual transfer possible? what is seniority of both us after transfer count?

kindly reply it.

Sir, i joinning by rrc group d as khalasi (elect. ). I got pormosion in elect. Fitter. I want to transfer inter railway wr to nwr. Please sir give me suggesion that will i go to post ?

Sir, i joinning by rrc group d as khalasi (elect. ). I got pormosion in elect. Fitter. I want to transfer inter railway wr to nwr. Please sir give me suggesion that will i go to post ?

sir am working under sse/w/hq/bbs in engineering deptt and applying for mutual transfer with sse/ic/trs/asansol in electrical, sir is it poosible to have mutual transfer between us

Sir, i joining by rrc as khalasi (electrical ) gp 1800 in wr but my pormosion by LDC COTA in fitter (electrical) gp 1900. I applying for mutual transfer with joining by rrb in fitter (electrical) gp 1900 at nwr. Sir is posible to have mutual between us ? What is seniority of bath us after mutual count ?

SIR,

       I WANT TO TRANSFER ON OWN REQUEST BOTTOM SENIORITY FROM WALTAIR DIVISION TO KHURDA ROAD DIVISION OF E.CO RAILWAY. NOW I AM WORKING AS A  STATION MASTER WITH G.P RS.4200/- CAN MY G.P WILL BE PROTECTED OR NOT.

Sir,

I m working at gorakhpur ner coaching depot as a technician third.my joining date is 14/08/14 after completing my three years training i have posted hear.and now i want to apply own request transfer at manduadih coaching depot varanasi division bcoz my mother is sick and she not able to do anything alone.so plz do rply that how can i go there bcoz i m only single cild of my mothet  

Hello sir, I am jennifer lobo,helper in C&w mechanical, yeshwanthpur,bangalore... On CG appointment ,i joined railways on 12.09.2015,... Since i have done bsc.nursing, can i get inter-departmental transfer to medical field like hospitals? If so, how can i proceed my request? I would like to go to medical dept.  Since i hv studied nursing...kindly suggest me sir.. I m interested in nursing ,more than mechanical .  

Myself Amar singh kataria and I want to mutual transfer and my category SC posting in NR and other is OBC posting in NWR 

Mutual transfer is possible.

  1. Spouse ground transfer

        Sir l work under SSE(P)/JYP/WAT/ECOR in Track Maintainer lV. My wife is assistant primary school teacher in up government. I apply for transfer in my office one year comlete.but no any response by my office. my appointment date is 14-12-2012. Please help me sir

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